Vacancy: Purchasing and Administrative Assistant

Location: Heysham

We are currently recruiting for a Purchasing and Administrative Assistant to join our Heysham branch on a permanent basis.

Purpose of the role

To provide support to the Purchasing Administrator in delivering the purchasing requirements of our clients and supporting the branch administration department. Keeping a constant focus on accuracy, attention to detail and customer service.

Key responsibilities:

  • Receive and process orders
  • Handle all queries regarding the above and liaise with the clients and suppliers to ensure communication is clear at all times
  • Arrange payments and credit terms with suppliers
  • Arrange for charges (invoices) to be made to clients
  • Ensure all of the above is handled in line with the time critical and ”first time right” nature of the service
  • Supporting in the expediting and planning of materials and services
  • Formatting CV’s
  • Generating contracts, other documents and bookings
  • Maintaining various databases, updating/adding information and documents
  • Completion and chasing candidate references
  • Post – inbound and outbound
  • Logistical support for internal and external customers
  • Support on client visits as and when required
  • Any additional duties that may arise

Skills required:

  • Microsoft Word & Excel to a competent level
  • Ability to build good customer service relations
  • Ability to work well within a team and build a strong internal reputation for high quality delivery of work and customer service
  • Ability to prioritise, organise and work with attention to detail under pressure
  • Ability to learn new systems and procedures to ensure tasks completed to a high standard

Previous experience of a fast paced customer service environment and some purchasing work would be preferable but not essential.


How to Apply

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Brunel House
9 Penrod House

Telephone: 01524 865 555